Moulton, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Moulton, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Moulton had a population of 564 as of July 1, 2018. Moulton ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Moulton is located at latitude 40.6854 and longitude -92.6765 in Appanoose County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moulton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Appanoose County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 994 feet.

The City of Moulton (GNIS ID: 2395419) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Moulton is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Appanoose County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moulton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Moulton, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 564
Population in Households 564
Population in Familes 442
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 559
Diversity Index2 6


Median Household Income $38,206
Average Household Income $44,434
Per Capita Income $19,914


Total Housing Units 303 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $47,449
Average Home Value $113,575


Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.85% -0.83%
Households -0.75% -0.82%
Families -0.6% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Moulton, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moulton to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 436 57th
Population Density # 594 41st
Diversity Index # 791 22nd
Median Household Income # 985 2nd
Per Capita Income # 997 1st

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